annals of public performance #64


Bad Brains

7 comments:

swac said...

Still remember hearing Pay to Cum for the first time on the compilation Let Them Eat Jellybeans. Truly facemelting.

zbs said...

Wow @ that cutie on the right

WillyC said...

No doubt Swac. It boggles the mind to think of them playing at a house party.

mister muleboy said...

Madam's Organ was a giant house party.

It's too bad that Pay to Cum was recorded by them multiple times; the original single was blistering, but somehow lean. Later versions got. . . complicated


DC was amazing from '79 to '83, even if these cats were


Banned

swac said...

This was taken at Madam's Organ? I was in that joint a few years ago, and had no idea.

WillyC said...

I agree MM, the original version is by far superior.

swac said...

Seems this wasn't Madam's Organ or a house party, but rather D.C.'s Hard Art Gallery on Sept. 15, 1979.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/hard-art-documents-the-early-days-of-bad-brains-dc-punk/2013/06/10/7776482e-cfab-11e2-8f6b-67f40e176f03_story.html